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- An extension of FRANC2D (qv)
to crack growth in layered structures.
- Daniel Swenson
and Mark James
- Binaries may be downloaded through the
- Include Windows95/NT PC's and Sun, HP, DEC Alpha,
SGI and IBM workstations.
- Automatic remeshing as the crack propagates. Material
models include small deformation elasticity and non-linear plasticity.
The layered capability allows the user to model riveted and adhesively
bonded structures such as lap joints and bonded repairs. Manual available.
FRANC2DL may be used in conjunction with the 2D mesh generator
Roger Young and Ian MacPhedran